Visitors at this page also visited
Common cold, also known simply as a cold, is a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract that primarily affects the nose. The throat, sinuses, and voice box may also be affected. Signs and symptoms may begin less than two days following exposure. They include coughing, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, headache, and fever. People usually recover in seven to ten days. Some symptoms may last up to three weeks. In those with other health problems, pneumonia may occasionally develop. (source)
Similar pages on this site
Good to know
The hidden side of clinical trials :around half of them are not published.
Sile Lane, TEDxMadrid
Read how smart choices save lives.
Even when genetic variation directly influences our IQ as well as our health.
Thousands of heart attack victims may be on needless drugs
Laura Donnelly, health editor , The Telegraph